"Mon Salai" the Name Game
Why would Leonardo intend for this to happen? -explanation
"It's just a coincidence!" - refutation
The "supposed" sitter's name was " Lisa del Giocondo" or "La Gioconda" or "Lisa Gherardini"
The title of "Mona Lisa" before it was called "Mona Lisa" was: La Gioconda or La Joconde
"Gian Giacomo Caprotti" 's nickname was Salai.
Salai Giacomo - Lisa Gioconda
Mona Lisa is an anagram for Mon Salai (My Salai in French)
Or possibly M (Mona) on Salai (Salai's portraits)
The titles play a part. The names play a part. The paintings play a part. The journals play a part. The paintings combining perfectly play an UNDENIABLE part.
- Blatant Homosexuality, including in art, was punishable by death when Leonardo was alive
- If it wasn't kept secret - the art would be destroyed and along with his life's work and legacy
- It had to be kept hyped and popular so someone, someday would be able to discover it
- It had to obscure enough to be hidden but also obvious enough to be noticed...